Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
as much energy as he constantly has. (laughs) i think he draws energy from being out like talking to you. he's amazing about that. i worry about my getting tired while he's just out there just running around all the time. what am i curious about? well, i wonder what he thinks in his innermost thoughts sometimes about some of his maybe not perfect investments. but i'm not curious about a lot because i know an awful lot. >> she knows every chapter of the book. (laughter) she knows it all. (laughter) >> rose: i know a lot of it. >> i know you do. >> rose: doing the book, as a matter of fact, refreshed everything that i knew. >> rose: there was this item, too. berkshire hathaway has overcome general electric. it's now the sixth largest company in terms of market value >> i haven't looked -- that doesn't surprise me in this area. >> rose: does that mean anything to you? >> well, it means -- >> rose: i bet it does! i bet it does! >> what means something is having it outperform the general market over time. i mean that -- my job is to do better for my investors than they would do if they were d
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
on haiti million 5 and spending energy building a product called face web where we were hoping we could deliver our products to the mobile world really with one platform and that's the mobile web and that was the wrong bet. at least for now we think it may happen. we sort of -- we've now moved to native apps because we can get the performance and that's a good example. >> rose: you're on the board. what else? >> oh, i don't know. i mean, look, these companies -- at least my standpoint being an investor in these companies, you want these companies taking risks. it's really hard. when tech companies turn conservative and stop making bets because they're afraid somebody is going to say "what did you screw up?" that's when they go sideways. so i the hit rate is greater than 50-50 they're probably taking enough risk. >> mark zuckerberg has a great phrase which is there's two ways to fail. one way to fail is that you don't hit your plan. the second way to fail is that you hit your plan and your plan wasn't big enough. and if you actually look at it, most companies fail the second way. they fa
Nov 23, 2012 12:00am PST
such a universal energy, that people relate to that. >> rose: there it is. >> wow. >> rose: thank you. >> thank you very, have yo very. >> rose: thank you for joining us. see you next time. captioning sponsored by rose communications captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org oh, hi there! welcome to my perfect christmas party! the fun begins in two shakes of a cat's tail. (babbling) so, stay sitting where you're sat, it's time for christmas with the cat in the hat! ♪ viewers like you, and you, and you, and you...